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EQ Accountants and Sumer Begin 2024 with a Bang

EQ Accountants are the seventh and latest firm to join Sumer, a rapidly expanding business services platform delivering professional support to SMEs across the UK.

EQ Accountants are a top 20 Scottish practice with over 140 staff and 16 partners, based in three offices in Tayside and Fife. EQ work predominantly with owner managed businesses, providing essential accounting, taxation, and business advisory services to clients across sectors including agriculture, property, leisure, healthcare, manufacturing, engineering, and technology.

EQ are the fourth firm to announce a tie-up with Sumer in just over a month as the pace of growth for the group accelerates into 2024. They join existing members Monahans, RMT Accountants, R.T. Marke, Jerroms, Carpenter Box and Simmons Gainsford. This latest partnership not only takes Sumer into the Scottish market; it also brings the group to over 900 champions supporting thousands of clients across the UK.  

Sumer’s ambition is to bring together the best in business services. We combine the best regional practices with the tech, scale and breadth of expertise that only a national organisation can muster.  We are on a journey to become the UK and Ireland’s foremost champion of small and medium-sized businesses.

Warren Mead, Chief Executive Officer of Sumer commented:

“We’re delighted to have such a positive start to 2024 – our partnership with the team at EQ is hugely exciting. Scotland is key to our strategy. The fact that we have been able to launch with such a strong, creative, client centred business in EQ is incredible.”

Craig Nicol, Chief Executive Officer, EQ Accountants said:

“This is a time of significant opportunity for the accountancy profession, and we are excited to join the Sumer Group which realises our ambitions to continue to be a progressive, successful and growing firm.

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture for our people with a continued deep respect for our clients and dedication to first-class service. We partnered with Warren and his team because it is very clear that our values are aligned.

 This is a pivotal moment for us and being part of the Sumer Group will enable us to deliver our growth ambitions and create new innovative opportunities for our clients, our people and our firm.”

Sumer Group Holdings Limited is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 14256975 with its registered office at The Beehive Building, Beehive Ring Road, Crawley, Gatwick, RH6 0PA. Sumer is the brand name under which firms which are members of and/or are connected to Sumer Group Holdings Limited operate and provide professional services. Each firm in the Sumer network is a separate legal entity. Sumer Group Holdings Limited does not provide audit, accountancy or other services to clients directly. The member firms can use the resources and/or services of other member firms. Sumer Group Holdings Limited is not an agent of any member firm and is not liable for any member firms. Each member firm is liable only for its own acts or omissions and not those of Sumer Group Holdings Limited and/or any other member firm.